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Word of the Month – Fundus

Because you can’t spell fundus without fun! Well the cervix gets so much attention all of the time, that it’s time to learn about the other end of the uterus, the fundus. The fundus is the top of the uterus.

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Word of the Month – UC

The word of the month is UC. Well, it’s not a word, but an acronym. UC stands for Unassisted Childbirth and it means exactly what you think. No medical assistance at the birth. Some people are shocked to think this

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Word of the Month – Fetoscope

A fetoscope is used to listen to the baby’s heartbeat without any ultrasound or electronics. Although not regularly seen in a hospital, they are commonly used by midwives. This is an alternative to electronic fetal monitors.

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